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Condominium Insurance Consultation

The purpose of this consultation is to develop a better understanding of the issues that the condominium community is facing with respect to insurance in Ontario, including the definition of 'standard unit' under the Condominium Act, 1998 (Condo Act), obtaining and maintaining reasonable insurance coverage for condominium corporations, condominium insurance affordability and availability and any related building code issues.
Comments Due Date:  January 31, 2022

Streamlining environmental permissions for microbreweries and nanobreweries through self-registration and exemptions  (source: Environmental Registry)

This proposal is to streamline environmental permissions for microbreweries and nanobreweries where environmental risks are low. This aligns with ministry oversight that is proportional with potential risks to the environment and human health and reduces burden and cost for these small-scale breweries.
Comments Due Date:  January 29, 2022

Moving to a Project List Approach under the Environmental Assessment Act  (source: Environmental Registry)

The Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks is proposing regulations and related actions to move toward a project-list approach for projects that will require a comprehensive environmental assessment under the Environmental Assessment Act.
Comments Due Date:  January 25, 2022

Phase 2 Regulations - Real Estate and Business Brokers Act, 2002 / Trust in Real Estate Services Act, 2020

On March 4, 2020, the Trust in Real Estate Services Act, 2020 (TRESA, 2020) received Royal Assent. TRESA, 2020 amends the Real Estate and Business Brokers Act, 2002 (REBBA). The Ministry of Government and Consumer Services is consulting on the second phase of draft regulations required to bring the related legislative changes made by TRESA, 2020 into force. This posting is for the purposes of seeking feedback on proposed updates to four regulations under REBBA.
Comments Due Date:  January 24, 2022

Draft Proposed Permanent Changes to Enable Digital and Virtual Processes under the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services' Business Law and Condominium Statutes

The Ministry of Government and Consumer Services is seeking public and stakeholder feedback on draft proposed legislative and regulatory amendments to various business law statutes and the Condominium Act, 1998. The draft proposed amendments are intended to facilitate virtual processes for businesses and condominiums.
Comments Due Date:  January 21, 2022

Enabling the enforceability of the Building Broadband Faster Act Guideline

The Government of Ontario is committed to expediting the delivery of broadband projects to ensure every household and business in the province has access to high-speed internet by the end of 2025. The Ministry of Energy is proposing a regulatory framework to help ensure that electricity system assets can be used to achieve this goal.
Comments Due Date:  January 17, 2022

Proposed changes to the Vintners Quality Alliance Act, 1999 - O. Reg. 406/00

Proposed amendments to the wine standards rules (O. Reg. 406/00) under the Vintners Quality Alliance Act, 1999 to add the term "Appassimento" to the list of regulated terms and to make related technical changes to the requirements for the "Vin de Curé" category of wine.
Comments Due Date:  January 15, 2022

Naloxone in the Workplace Consultation

The Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development (MLTSD) is interested in receiving feedback and information on the issue of opioid use in the workplace, with a particular focus on facilitating access to naloxone in the workplace in order to reduce the risk of workplace-related deaths caused by opioid overdoses.
Comments Due Date:  January 14, 2022

Proposed Process Improvements to Survey Plan Corrections and Distribution

The proposed regulations will further enable the ongoing digital transformation of the Land Registration System by improving the processes of correcting and distributing survey plans.
Comments Due Date:  January 14, 2022

Accreditation status of the laboratory under the Forensic Laboratories Act, 2018

This is a new regulation that would require forensic laboratory operators who conduct prescribed categories of tests to provide the Solicitor General with information about the accreditation status of the laboratory, if requested.
Comments Due Date:  January 13, 2022

Proposed amendments to Ontario Regulation 468-18 under the Cannabis Licence Act, 2018

Proposal for amendments to Ontario Regulation 468-18 under the Cannabis Licence Act, 2018 to establish rules to govern a permanent framework for delivery and curbside pick-up services offered by provincially authorized cannabis retailers in Ontario.
Comments Due Date:  January 13, 2022

Eight Lamp Amber-Red Warning System for School Buses

On May 12, 2021 Private Members Bill 246 Safer School Buses Act, 2021 (PMB 246) received Royal Assent. PMB 246 amends the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) requiring all school buses manufactured on or after January 1, 2005 be equipped with the Eight Lamp Amber-Red Warning System. The Ministry of Transportation (MTO) is proposing to amend Regulation 612 School Buses to align with the amendments made the HTA.
Comments Due Date:  January 13, 2022

Categories of testing, Standards, Accreditation Bodies and Standardized Laboratory Reports under the Forensic Laboratories Act, 2018.

This is a proposed new regulation that would specify the categories of tests that will be covered by the Act, the standards to which laboratories must be accredited, accreditation bodies and information laboratories must include in test results.
Comments Due Date:  January 13, 2022

Public consultation on new regulations to support the new Credit Unions and Caisses Populaires Act, 2020 (CUCPA 2020), a principles-based, modernized framework aiming to reduce burden and encourage innovation, while also improving consumer protection.

The Ministry of Finance is proposing new regulations under the Credit Unions and Caisses Populaire Act, 2020 (CUCPA 2020) that will modernize the regulatory framework, reduce burden, encourage innovation, and improve consumer protection. Following a legislative review from 2018-2020, the CUCPA 2020 was passed as part of the Protect, Support and Recover from COVID-19 Act (Budget Measures), 2020. This posting includes proposed regulations that would support the implementation of the CUCPA 2020.
Comments Due Date:  January 10, 2022

Proposed amendments to the producer responsibility regulations for tires, batteries and electrical and electronic equipment made under the Resource Recovery and Circular Economy Act, 2016  (source: Environmental Registry)

We are proposing to amend three producer responsibility regulations made under the Resource Recovery and Circular Economy Act, 2016. These changes would reduce and/or remove burden, correct market issues, increase transparency, align administrative and technical provisions between the regulations and remove outdated provisions.
Comments Due Date:  January 10, 2022